The Patrick Madrid Show: May 23, 2024 – Hour 3

Patrick delves into the topic of private interpretation of scripture. Exploring biblical examples and the authority granted by Jesus to interpret Scripture, Patrick highlights the importance of aligning personal interpretations with authoritative teachings. The conversation with a Protestant listener showcases the value of seeking truth and considering different perspectives.


  • Tom – Where in the bible does it say that Jesus gave the Church authority to interpret the Scripture? (00:38)
  • Mike – Analogy of the problem with Sola Scriptura: The USA Constitution is similar document that people need an interpreter for. (13:45)
  • Ron – What is the Church’s teaching on limbo? (19:05)
  • Todd – My 22-year-old son is sleeping with his girlfriend. How do I talk him out of doing this? (24:42)
  • Dominic – If God created Mary perfect and without original sin, did she really have a choice to say yes or no at the annunciation? (35:38)
  • Terra – I never considered becoming Catholic but I eventually felt Mother Mary leading me into the Church and I wanted to respond to Tom in the 2nd hour of today’s show (42:58)
  • Dimas – Have you ever debated William Lane Craig on Catholicism?
Patrick Madrid is an acclaimed public speaker and has authored or edited 26 books, which have sold over a million copies worldwide, including foreign-language editions. He hosts The Patrick Madrid Show daily on Relevant Radio.